Encounter breaks out in South Kashmir’s Shopian, two to three militants trapped

As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.

Shopian: Encounter has started between militants and security forces in the Haripora Imam Sahib area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday.

A joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Haripora.

As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.

As reported by GNS, a senior police officer also confirmed the exchange of firing between militants and security forces.

As per the sources two to three militants are believed to be trapped.

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